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Bladder or Bowel Dysfunction

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Fremont

What causes bowel / bladder dysfunction? In many cases, especially in the area of physical medicine and rehabilitation, these so-called voiding disorders are the cause of neurologic disorders.

These complications may include:

  • Cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs)
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Spinal cord injury (SCI)
  • Disease of the spinal cord
  • Dementia

Associated Complications

Not only can incontinence or loss of bowel control cause a patient social anxiety and psychological distress, it may also cause additional medical complications. Examples include:

  • Stones
  • Renal injury
  • Infections
  • Pressure sores

Recommended Rehabilitation

Your Fremont physiatrist at Washington Township Medical Foundation can tailor your recommended rehabilitation plan to your unique diagnosis. Components of treatment may include initial mobilization / transfer training. Your rehabilitation could also include training in self-care and activities of daily living. Speak with our team at WTMF in Fremont, CA to learn more about your condition and your treatment options.

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  • Orthopaedics Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Physical Medicine / Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
    38690 Stivers St.
    Fremont, CA 94536
    (510) 248-1040
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